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Grade 8 Civil Rights
Martin Luther King Jr.’s first major leadership role during the Civil Rights Movement came during which event?
  1. March on Washington
  2. Montgomery Bus Boycott
  3. Watergate
  4. Selma to Montgomery March
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The National Women's Suffrage Association was founded by
  1. Lucretia Mott and Sojourner Truth.
  2. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and John Quincy Adams.
  3. Susan B. Anthony and Harriet Tubman
  4. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Grade 8 Civil Rights
What was the name of the civil rights organization Martin Luther King Jr. helped found in 1957?
  1. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  2. Student Non Violent Coordinating Committee
  3. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  4. Coordinating Council for Community Organizations
Grade 8 Civil Rights
What is the name of the movement that sought to secure equal access and opportunity for the basic rights and privileges of black people?
  1. The Hip Hop Culture Movement
  2. The Great Migration
  3. The Harlem Renaissance
  4. The Civil Rights Movement
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Who was assassinated in 1968 while he was seeking the Democratic presidential nomination?
  1. John F. Kennedy
  2. Martin Luther King
  3. Malcolm X
  4. Robert F. Kennedy
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The first Freedom Ride was sponsored by the Congress on Racial Equality and the                                                         .
  1. National Association for the Advancement of Color People
  2. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  3. American Equal Rights Association
  4. Anti Defamation League
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Which of the following rights did the women's rights movement NOT achieve for women during the 1800s?
  1. right to vote
  2. right to own property
  3. right of married women to keep their wages
  4. right to pursue higher education
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Which of the following was organized to address the issue of equal rights for women?
  1. the Underground Railroad
  2. the Seneca Falls Convention
  3. the temperance movement
  4. the abolitionist movement
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Escaped from slavery and became a leader of the Abolitionist movement.
  1. Harriet Tubman
  2. Jefferson Davis
  3. Frederick Douglass
  4. Booker Washington
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Laws aimed at enforcing segregation in public places
  1. Tammany Hall
  2. Tenement
  3. Jim Crow Laws
  4. Ellis Island
Grade 8 Civil Rights
Delegates at the Seneca Falls Convention compared the women's rights movement to the
  1. American struggle for independence from Britain.
  2. temperance movement.
  3. abolitionist movement.
  4. War of 1812.
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The women's rights movement
  1. was a complete failure.
  2. was not necessary because women always had the same rights as men.
  3. brought attention to women's need for education.
  4. quickly succeeded at everything it attempted to do.
Grade 8 Civil Rights
What is the name of the literary, intellectual, and artistic movement that took place in New York during the 1920s?
  1. The Hip Hop Culture Movement
  2. The Civil Rights Movement
  3. The Harlem Renaissance
  4. The Black Power Movement
Grade 8 Civil Rights
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